A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 155 km N of Calama, Chile (96 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:48:45 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dxym. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxym. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7789 West, latitude -21.0739 South, depth = 150.46 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.46 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 09:48:45 / April 11, 2018 @ 9:48 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 155 km N of Calama, Chile.
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